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Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Michael J. Keating, Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Thomas K. Holle members; and Judy Ballman, Deputy County Clerk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon a motion ... Read More »

Marshall County Commission Meeting Minutes

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The Board of Marshall County Commissioners met in regular adjourned session with Michael J. Keating, Chairman; Charles R. Loiseau and Thomas K. Holle members; and Sonya L. Stohs, County Clerk present. The meeting was called to order at 9:00 a.m. The Board opened the meeting with the flag salute. The minutes and agenda were approved as presented upon a motion ... Read More »

$86.5 Million Transportation Plan Back on Track

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Eighty-four preservation projects totaling $86.5 million that were suspended in March due to budget cuts are back on track thanks to passage of the comprehensive transportation program T-WORKS. The $8.2 billion program was recently passed by the 2010 Kansas Legislature. One major T-WORKS component was highway preservation where $4.6 billion will go toward ensuring every mile of Kansas highway will ... Read More »

Public Broadcasting Gets Cut

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Proponents of education funding in the state of Kansas are breathing a heavy sigh of relief with the final draft of the 2010 fiscal year budget having been sent to the Governor’s desk minus any other cuts to education. Public television supporters are not quite so thrilled because the new budget cuts $900,000 to the state’s public broadcasters, more than ... Read More »

USD 223 makes budget cuts

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223 Barnes, Hanover and Linn School Board met on Monday.  The purpose of the meeting was to address budget concerns and make decisions concerning the 2010-2011 School Budget.  Rick Simoncic, District Superintendent reported that no teaching staff cuts were made.  There was a reduction in hours for some of the classified staff.  The Board did approve instituting a “Pay to ... Read More »

Parkinson Vows to Veto Further Cuts

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Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson drew a “budget deficit” line in the sand this weekend in an interview with Kansas City Television Station KMBC saying, “If they’re going to try to balance this budget with further cuts, they’re going to need 2/3’s of this Legislature to do it because I’ll veto that plan.” Parkinson made it clear he would veto any ... Read More »

USD 223 Board schedules special meeting

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USD 223 Barnes, Hanover and Linn Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Monday, April 26th, at the District Office in Barnes.  The purpose of the meeting is to take possible action on Budget reductions,  Personnel, Intent to Non Renewal Certified Personnel Contracts, Possible Days Reduced from the School Calendar and Resignations. Read More »

Marysville School Board Meeting Minutes (4/12)

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The Marysville USD #364 Board of Education met in regular session on April 12th. The following is a highlight of actions taken by the Board of Education. • FBLA students Stephanie Martin and Gabby Mathy (team member David Glowacki was unable to attend) gave a digital video production presentation on Store Security. FBLA students Kelsey Koerperich, Morgan Reinhart, and Taylor ... Read More »

Southern Wymore School District loses $665,000

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Southern Wymore School District’s First year Superintendent Less Hall is beginning his tenure at Southern with the task of finding $665,000 to cut from the district’s budget.  The original goal was to find the money without cutting staff positions.  Now, the Southern Board of Education voted 5-1 Monday evening to place the burden of eliminating staff positions on Hall and ... Read More »

Furlough Friday, This Friday

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This Friday court rooms all across the State of Kansas will literally be shut down…No services will be available to the public. Because of the state budget crunch, it has been mandated by the State Supreme Court that Court Service Employees be placed on unpaid involuntary leave – or furloughed. This Friday, April 9th is the first of 4-Fridays in ... Read More »